Poster Session 4 Data Assimilation and Numerical Weather Prediction for Understanding and Predicting Severe Convection and Tornadoes Part 2

Tuesday, 4 November 2014: 3:00 PM-4:15 PM
Capitol Ballroom AB (Madison Concourse Hotel)
Host: 27th Conference on Severe Local Storms
Curtis R. Alexander, NOAA/Earth Systems Laboratory/Global Systems Division and CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO and Karen A. Kosiba, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO

OSSE Simulations of Targeted Aircraft Observations in Supercell Thunderstorms
George Limpert, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and A. Houston

Using radar reflectivity as a state variable in DART: Is it optimal?
Thomas A. Jones, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and L. J. Wicker

Convection Initiation within Convection-allowing Numerical Weather Prediction Model Forecasts
David J. Stensrud, Penn State University, University Park, PA

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